• Countryside,  Downers Grove

    Marie T. Griffin

    Marie T. Griffin; beloved mother of Mary (Don) Decker, Eileen (late David) Barbour, & Paul (Suzanne Levin) Griffin; loving grandmother of Scarlet, Sloane, Shay & Spencer Decker, Jack & Genevieve Griffin; fond sister of the late Charlotte (late Bill) Gardner, & Charles (Norma) McMullen; dear daughter of the late Angelina & late Charles McMullen; aunt of many. Visitation Tues., Jan. 31 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside from 3 to 9pm. Funeral prayers Wed. Feb. 1, 11am from the funeral home to St. Francis Xavier Church, LaGrange.  Mass 11:30am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Memorials to the Epilepsy Foundation (epilepsy.com) in Marie’s name are appreciated. Funeral…

  • Calumet City

    Joseph D. Leslie

    Joseph D. Leslie Joseph D. Leslie, age 80, of St. John, Indiana passed away January 25, 2017. He is survived by his loving family including his wife Marilynn (nee Bigus). Private arrangements entrusted to Castle Hill Funeral Home of Dyer. Joseph D. Leslie, age 80, of St. John, Indiana passed away January 25, 2017. He is survived by his loving family including his wife Marilynn (nee Bigus). Private arrangements entrusted to Castle… View

  • Sullivan

    Obituaries 1-25-2017: Nina Glazebrook

    Nina Glazebrook Nina L. Glazebrook, 92, of Sullivan passed away at 5 a.m. Thursday, January 19, 2017 in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County. Mother left us for a home with no pain. A devoted Christian and loving mother who taught us all about the love of God and the power of family. It is with a heavy heart that she has left us but knowing she is with her Lord and Savior. Celebration of Life services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 23 in Reed Funeral Home with Pastor Bran…

  • DePue

    Helene Mansfield

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. — Helene Mansfield, 57, of Mount Pleasant, Wis., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at Aperion Care in Spring Valley after a struggle with cancer.

  • Carmi,  Norris City

    Nancy Ruth Edwards

    Nancy Ruth Edwards     Nancy Ruth (Gough) Edwards, 83, of Norris City, IL passed away at 4:55 a.m., Thursday, January 26, 2017 at VNA Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville, IN. She was born December 7, 1933 in North Carolina the daughter of William Charles and Nellie Leona (Cranfill) Gough.  Nancy Ruth married T. Edwards on February 20, 1954 and he preceded her in death on October 30, 1988. She was a Bookkeeper/Teller at the Norris City State Bank and Banterra Bank for 25 …

  • Chicago,  Glenview,  Palatine

    Mrs. Dorothy Therese Taylor

    Dorothy Therese Taylor (nee Vail), at rest with the Lord 1/26/2017. Born 12/30/1927. Loving wife of the late James Nolan Taylor (CPD ret.) Dorothy is the daughter of the late Florence (nee Moran) and the late Andrew F. Vail. Loving mother of the late Mary Margaret Taylor, Margaret (the late Ken) Grant, Deborah (CFD ret.) (Henry (CFD ret.) Rose, Kevin (CPD ret.) (Chris) Taylor, Barbara (Bruce) Becker, Kathy Taylor, Joanne (Dr. David) Gorecki, Janis Taylor, and Julie Taylor and dear friend Mike Stanley. Loving grandmother to 15 and great grandmother of 9. She loved and cherished each of them. Dear sister to the late Shirley (nee Vail) and the late…

  • Momence

    Barbara L. Hoppel

    Barbara L. Hoppel February 21, 1935 – January 23, 2017 Barbara L. Hoppel, 81, of Kankakee, IL, died on Monday, January 23, 2017, at the Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankake… View Details  |  Send Flowers  

  • Belleville

    Taylor O. Braswell

    Veteran Taylor O. Braswell January 19, 2017 Taylor O. Braswell, 97, of Belleville, Illinois, born Saturday, November 8, 1919, in Loganville, GA, died Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. Taylor worked as the first Administrator for Memorial Hospital for almost … View More

  • Belvidere

    Lois L. Westedt

    Lois L. Westedt, 86 of Belvidere, Il died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, January 22, 2017.  Lois was born August 26, 1930 in LaGrange, WI, the daughter of Zoern J. and Nina E. (Annis) Hansen. A graduate of Whitewater College High School in 1948, she received awards for music and perfect penmanship, of which she was very proud.   Lois met Walter (Wally) Westedt at Tecks Ice Cream Company in Middleton, WI.  They married on September 17, 1949 in Merrimac, WI. , and we’re blessed with 53 years together.   Some of their favorite things were traveling, dancing, going to the Rose Bowl in 1994 to root for the…

  • Decatur

    Linda Sue Cunningham

    Linda Sue Cunningham Send Flowers February 28, 1944 – January 23, 2017 Linda Sue Cunningham 72, of Decatur, IL passed away at 12:38 p.m., Monday, January 23, 2017, in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL. View full obituary

  • Macomb

    Susan Marie Paul

    Mrs. Susan Marie Paul, 54, of Monmouth died at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.She was born March 5, 1962, in Chicago, the daughter of Clark Raymond and Joan Cleofa Lesniewski DeRudder. She married Jay Paul in Canton, Illinois. They later divorced.She is survived by her special friend of over 20 years, Kenny Sullivan, of Macomb; two daughters, Elizabeth (Nick) Kluever, of Monmouth and Melissa Jones, of Avon; her brother, Raymond C. […]

  • Burbank,  Orland Park

    Bette Westlove

    Bette Westlove May 9, 1925 – January 24, 2017 Bette Westlove (nee Loughnane) Age 91 Beloved wife of the late Edward W. Westlove. Loving mother of Edward (Collee… View Details  

  • Taylorville

    John O. Rever

    John O. “Jack” Rever, 76 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 1:10 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born on September 30, 1940 in Moweaqua, IL the Son of John H. and Wanda (Simpson) Rever. He married Rita Ann Nixon on August 9, 1985 in Taylorville, IL and she preceded him in death on March 4, 2014. He was retired from the Illinois Child Support division and he was a veteran in the Marine Corps and Army National Guard. John was a member of the Evangelical Free Church in Taylorville, IL. Surviving are his Daughters: Shara (Greg) Schuh of Taylorville, IL and Rhonda…

  • Carlinville

    Daniel L. Lazarides, 61

    1 26 17 Daniel Lee Lazarides, 61, of Carlinville passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Carlinville. He was born June 6, 1955, in Kankakee to Louis and Norma (Sharkey) Lazarides. Mr. Lazarides was a graduate of Carlinville High School and was the head of course maintenance at Carlinville Country Club for many years. He loved golf. Surviving are a brother, David (wife, Susan) Lazarides of Springfield; niece, Christie Lazarides-Purdy of Springfield; nephews, Andy (wife, Cayleigh) of Springfield and Louie (wife, Heather) of St. Louis, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Lazarides. A memorial service will be held from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Feb.…

  • Champaign

    Dana Gilliam

    DANVILLE – Dana Gilliam, 53, of Danville died on Monday (Jan. 23, 2017) in Danville. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Rortvedt Funeral Services, 3 S. Hodge St., Tilton. read more

  • Benton

    Norma Jean Hedges

    FRANKLIN COUNTY – Norma Jean Hedges, 84, formerly of Franklin County, passed away Jan. 20, 2017, with her loving family by her side. Norma was born in Franklin County to Allie Webb and Wilma (Bolen) Neal. Her pride and joy was her family. She enjoyed entertaining family and friends and sharing her delicious home cooking with any and all. Norma was a wonderful and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister […]

  • Grayslake

    Robert E. Poska

    Robert Poska, 66, passed away quietly on November 12, 2016 at JourneyCare in Barrington.  Bob was born on July 19, 1950, to Edward and Bernadine Poska.  Bob’s childhood was spent in Grayslake exploring Tree Island, with a pocket full of penny candy from The Old Dime Store, and building life-long friendships.  After graduating from GCHS (Class of 1968), Bob attended Western Illinois University (Class of 1972).  With degree in hand, Bob embarked on a career spanning 4 decades in the insurance field where he was highly respected by clients and colleagues alike.  With camera bag and tripod in tow, Bob combined his passion for photography with his wanderlust.  From Pilsen…

  • Mount Vernon

    Donald D. McLean

    Donald D. McLean September 25, 1923 – January 25, 2017 Donald Dean McLean, 93, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 9:33 P.M. Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Mount Vernon C… View Details  |  Send Flowers  

  • Mount Vernon

    Morgan, Charles "Red"

    SPRINGFIELD [mdash] Charles "Red" M. Morgan, 87, of Springfield, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at his residence. Charles was born on July 3, 1929 in Mt. Vernon, IL, the son of Jim and Mabel (Bean) Morgan. He married Delores "Dee" Sinks on April 15, 1949 in Mt. Vernon. She preceded him in death on January 8, 2017. Charles attended elementary school in a one room school house that he helped build. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School. Charles worked as a baker, and he worked for Allis Chalmers, Producers Dairy, Swift & Company, and Sangamo Packing. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan…

  • Harrisburg

    Robert “Bob” Parish

    GALATIA — Robert “Bob” Parish, 81, passed away peacefully at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born Dec. 29, 1935, in Harrisburg to Robert A. Parish and Lorene (Alexander) Aldridge. Bob was a coal miner for more than 20 years and self-employed for 30 years until his retirement. He had a great love for flying airplanes, as well as music. He also was an avid guitar […]

  • Sterling

    G. Gordon Landry

    G. Gordon Landry OREGON – G. Gordon Landry, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, as the result of a car accident.Farrel … Jan. 26, 2017 – 10:00 pm

  • Des Plaines

    Anthony LaPuma

    Anthony LaPuma Send Flowers October 17, 1956 – January 20, 2017 Anthony LaPuma age 60 of Edgerton Wisconsin passed away January 20, 2017. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Margaret LaPuma. Loving father of Anthony View full obituary

  • Zeigler

    Josephine Patton of Royalton, IL , March 10, 1916 – December 27, 2016

    Josephine  Patton, 100, of Royalton, IL,  passed away at 7:50 a.m., Tuesday,  December 27, 2016, at Fairview Nursing Home and Rehab in DuQuoin, IL.   She was born on March 10, 1916, to Joseph and Estelle (Carrell) Perruquet in Franklin County, IL.  Josephine retired as an assembly worker.   Josephine was a member of the Royalton First Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing and had a passion for caring for people.   Josephine is survived by one granddaughter, Cynthia Snider and husband Greg of Chester, IL; one grandson, Neil Nix and wife Brenda of Royalton, IL; two beloved nieces, Georgia Brewer and Joann Tilley; one great-nephew, Rex Tilley; two grandchildren; nine…

  • Du Quoin

    Joseph James Cicardi

    Joseph James Cicardi January 22, 1932 – December 10, 2016 Joseph James Cicardi, 84 of Pinckneyville, passed away at 7:06 A.M., Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Pinckneyville Hospital. Joe worked construction including operating heavy View full obituary